Definition of Atomic warhead
1. Noun. The warhead of a missile designed to deliver an atom bomb.
Group relationships: Atomic Weapon, Nuclear Weapon
Generic synonyms: Load, Payload, Warhead
Derivative terms: Nuke, Nuke
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Literary usage of Atomic warhead
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1. Strategic Air Warfare: An Interview with Generals Curtis E. LeMay, Leon W by Curtis E. LeMay, Richard H. Kohn, Joseph P. Harahan (1988)
"We have never as yet fired a missile with an atomic warhead on it. I think the Navy did one once, but that's all. We have never fired a missile with an ..."
2. The Development of Ballistic Missiles in the United States Air Force, 1945-1960 by Jacob Neufeld (1990)
"PROJECTS CANCELED Mastiff None 300-mi, ASM, atomic warhead MX-795 General Electric Corp. Thumper; defense vs ballistic missiles, SAM, study — Ryan Firebird; ..."